Paris attacks likely to place extra pressure on Greece over refugee crisis

PoliticsForeign Policy Tags: Refugees
Photo by Joe deSousa via Flickr
Photo by Joe deSousa via Flickr

The possibility that one of the terrorists who carried out the deadly attacks in Paris on Friday night passed through Greece as a refugee is likely to lead to the European Union pressuring further the Greek government to improve the processing of people arriving on its islands.

There are doubts about whether the Syrian passport found near one of the explosions outside the Stade de France is genuine or a fake but the fact that Greek authorities insist it was registered on Leros on October 3, before the holder then made his way ...

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